Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Trauma Registrar (PRN)

Akron, Ohio
TRAUMA REGISTRAR


Job Description

Position Summary:

 

Performs complex technical analysis of trauma patient data. Responsible for obtaining, abstracting, correcting and entering appropriate patient data, both concurrently and retrospectively on trauma patients.  Analyzes and interprets all available patient data to determine extensive coding classifications including ISS scores utilizing ICD-10 and AIS coding.  In addition, responsible for compiling statistics, preparing reports, generating reports on trauma populations and performing data searches for trauma related research projects.   Directly responsible for submitting data to the National, Regional and State of Ohio trauma data bases.  

Qualifications: 

 

High school diploma or GED equivalent required.  Associate’s degree in Health Information Technology or previous experience with trauma registry/database systems is preferred.  Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required.  Detail oriented with the ability to organize/complete work under deadlines.  A working knowledge of trauma, medical terminology and anatomy is required.  Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel required.  Familiarity with ICD-9 coding, AIS/ISS coding is preferred.  Must be able to work independently.  Within three years of employment, achievement of becoming either a Certified Specialist in Trauma Registry or a Certified Registered Health Information Technologist. 


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